Emirates introduces revamped entertainment systems

Passengers can expect larger screens in First Class and Economy Class, in addition to a lot more content

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Emirates introduces revamped entertainment systems Emirates claimed that the 13.3-inch screens are now the largest Economy-class screens in the industry
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  November 18, 2015

Emirates has introduced a new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system that will feature on new 777s and A380s going forward.

Passengers can expect larger screens in First Class and Economy Class, in addition to a lot more content.

"We continually upgrade our fleet, as well as our products and services on board to ensure an unparalleled travel experience," said Patrick Brannelly, Emirates' divisional vice president, customer experience.

"In addition to the technology, Emirates also puts emphasis on curating our award-winning in-flight entertainment system and we always aim to surpass industry benchmarks. Our new generation ice system elevates the viewing experience, and offers passengers the most comprehensive movie and TV selection on any airline."

In First, screen size is increasing from 27 to 32 inches and in Economy, the screen has grown from 12.1 to 13.3 inches. Emirates claimed that these screens are now the largest passenger screens in the industry.

Thanks to increased storage, ice Digital Widescreen now has 2,186 channels of on-demand entertainment and 1,230 music channels. This includes more than 50 full TV box sets and nearly 600 movies.

The user interface is now available in 14 languages and the remote has also been upgraded. USB ports and PC power outlets on all seats allow passengers to charge their own mobile phones and portable devices.

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